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Ex-Cardinals lineman Chet Bulger dies

Updated: February 19, 2009, 5:13 PM ET
Associated Press

FAIRFAX, Va. -- Chet Bulger, a top lineman on the last Cardinals team to win the NFL championship, died Thursday. He was 91.

Bulger died from natural causes, said De La Salle Institute, the school in Chicago where he coached and taught for three decades.

Bulger played in the NFL from 1942-50, starting with the Chicago Cardinals and spending his final season with the Detroit Lions.

In 1947, he helped the Cardinals beat the Philadelphia Eagles 28-21 for the NFL crown. The Cardinals ...

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